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Please see details and the nomination form – which has a deadline for submission before Nov 7th, 2014
Annual Paid Members of 2014: Click here to see the list.
A general body meeting of IACA will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the IACA, 1281 Cooper Lake Road, Smyrna, GA 30082; to go over the agenda items indicated below and to elect the following office bearers for the year 2015.
1. Executive committee: President, Exec. Vice President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer
2. Board of Directors*: Three members for three-year term each
3. Managing committee: Three members for a term of two years each, and
Three members for a term of one year each
(*As per the existing bylaws, the current President is automatically elected on the IACA Board of Directors for a period of one year. If the current President chooses to run again for the post of President, there will be an election for additional position of Board of Director for 1 year)
Qualifications: As per the current bylaws of IACA (visit www.IACAatl.org). Bylaw requirements will be strictly enforced.
The nominating committee consists of: 1. Devyani Desai (Chair) 2. Bhagirath Yadav 3. Manohar Singh
Written nominations (nomination form is printed at the back of this letter) that meet the qualifications as described in the bylaws and received by 5pm on Friday, November 7, 2014, will be eligible. Nomination forms may be submitted for one position by one person. Your membership form and dues for 2015 must be received with your nomination form. Nominations from the floor will be invited only if there are no valid nominations or not enough nominations are received.
Nominations should be mailed / addressed to: The Chairman
IACA Nominating Committee
1281 Cooper Lake Road
Smyrna, GA 30082
Any candidate who wants to withdraw must send written communication to the Nominating Committee and must be received by 5:00 PM November 21, 2014.
All members in good standing as of August 31, 2014 shall be eligible to vote at this meeting.
AGENDA FOR THE GENERAL BODY MEETING
2:00 PM Opening remarks by the IACA Chairman of the Board of Directors
2:15 PM Summary of 2014 events by the IACA President
2:30 PM Presentation of IACA Treasurer’s financial report
2:45 PM Election of the new office bearers
3:15 PM Introduction of new office bearers
3:30 PM Dismiss
If there is no quorum at this GBM, the bylaws require that a second meeting be called. This second GBM meeting will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2014 with the agenda being the same as this GBM. Please refer to web site www.iacaatl.org for the election results or information about the second meeting.
Please bring picture ID and other supporting documents to enable the voting committee to establish valid membership. If the documentation as required by the IACA Constitution and Bylaws are not provided, you shall not be allowed to vote.
For more information please call Dr. Gouranga Banik, IACA Chair BOD at (678) 296-5463
It was a lot of fun with good entertainment, great food, kids activities and presence of our leaders from India, Asst. Consul General and many dignitaries including Governor Nathan Deal and Mrs. Sandra Deal.
Enjoy the pictures from Shri. Girish Modiji. Click on the picture to see the slide show
It is a great news! Our Governor of Georgia, Hon. Nathan Deal will be coming to Festival of India on Aug 23rd as the keynote speaker.This is the largest Indian community event in the Southeast on the occasion of Independence day of India which is on Aug 15th. Sign up as a volunteer, performer, speaker or as a vendor. Growth of India and its importance on the global stage will put you on top of the map. With our growing population and its significant contribution to the US economy through entrepreneurship, political participation, Science, Technology, Medicine, Hospitality and many other fields of endeavour, the Indian Community is on the spotlight. It is high time we come together in large numbers to festival of India at Gwinnett center on the 23rd to continue our annual tradition of Celebration. FOI started in the year 1997, the 50th year of India gaining its independence from the British rule on August 15th, 1947.
Visit foi2014.iacaatl.org and sign up today!
Smyrna Award Program Honors the Achievement
Each year, the Smyrna Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Smyrna area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Smyrna Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Smyrna Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Smyrna Award Program
The Smyrna Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Smyrna area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Smyrna Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
SOURCE: Smyrna Award Program
Smyrna Award Program